food mile

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food mile
 
n
a unit used to measure the distance that a food product travels from where it is produced to where it is sold or consumed

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Main Entry:  food mile
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a unit of measurement for every mile over which a foodstuff is transported from producer to consumer
Example:  Should you worry about how many food miles your produce has traveled?
Usage:  UK
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